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William Jonathan Northen
Birth: Jul. 9, 1835
Jones County
Georgia, USA
Death: Mar. 25, 1913
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA

Georgia Governor. He served as both a Georgia state senator and a Georgia state representative before his election as a two term Georgia Governor in 1890. While Governor, he established an agricultural and mechanical college for black students and a school for training teachers. After leaving office, he worked for a time as the state historian. (bio by: Evening Blues) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Peter Northen (1794 - 1863)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha Moss Neel Northen (1839 - 1918)*
 
 Children:
  Thomas Henry Northen (1863 - 1904)*
  Annie Elizabeth Northen (1866 - 1935)*
 
 Sibling:
  William Jonathan Northen (1835 - 1913)
  Susan Maria Northen Stokely (1837 - 1924)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakland Cemetery
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Evening Blues
Record added: Sep 30, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7937492
William Jonathan Northen
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William Jonathan Northen
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William Jonathan Northen
Added by: Evening Blues
 
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